Service: Feeding the Hunger to Give and Make a Difference

I would love to be a part of this. I have heard of a similar movement called Empty Bowl and spoken to another potter about planning an event.

Goal Fitness

Hungry Bowls Choose Your Bowl

Last Saturday I wiped clean my bowl of robust vegan mushroom soup with a hearty crust of bread.  Every morsel was worth savoring.  Not only because of the pleasing texture and taste, but  because of the occasion’s intent.

The Second Annual Hungry Bowls gathering, a local re-creation of the international Empty Bowls effort, raises awareness and money for Carroll County’s Flint Street and Loaves and Fishes Food Banks. The event is powered by my neighbor, Jim Wallace, and other area potters who handcraft hundreds of soup bowls and pull together the community dinner.

Jerry Jones and Friends$20 buys Hungry Bowl attendees a unique bowl of one’s choosing, a meal of soup and bread donated by local restaurants, and an evening of good company along with the toe-tapping music of Jerry Jones and Friends. All celebrated in the Eureka Springs High School cafeteria.  Simple.  Down home.

Potters Doug Powell and Jim Wallace Potters Doug Powell and Jim…

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About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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2 Responses to Service: Feeding the Hunger to Give and Make a Difference

  1. arlingwoman says:

    This is something the Arlington Food Assistance Center does as well, which is the organizations I work with on the Plot Against Hunger. We do it before American Football’s Super Bowl game and call it Souper Bowl Sunday. I have some very pretty bowls as a result.

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